With its innovative and efficient products, the mechanical engineering industry can play a key role in achieving national and European climate and energy targets. In order to make full use of the potential of climate and energy efficiency technologies, however, the political framework conditions must be right. Policymakers need to provide planning security and incentives for investment in environmentally friendly technologies.
It is about a year since the (new) European Commission took office and launched the Green Deal. This flagship project aims to incorporate sustainability into all EU legislation: from industrial policy to trade and taxation. One year and pandemic later, VDMA is examining which aspects of the Green Deal have survived and even gained political acceptance in these challenging times. The VDMA European Office takes a look at some of the planned measures and their potential impact on the engineering sector.
Figuring at the top of the agenda and the three words on everyone’s lips in Brussels, the Green New Deal positions the new European Commission as a global leader on climate action. VDMA European Office takes a look at the planned measures and their potential impact on the mechanical engineering sector.
VDMA welcomes the Commission proposal for a Green New Deal.
This is an encouraging first step on the path to reaching the EU’s climate targets which puts industrial policy back on the European Commission’s agenda. Mrs von der Leyen has shown her Green Agenda is more than an election campaign and is prepared to act.
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